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Saturday, July 19, 2014

The ghost changed her mind

In recent times, Tamil filmmakers have made intelligent use of elements borrowed from the horror genre. Recently, Deekay’s Yaamirukka Bayamey was an intelligent hybrid, combining elements f... »
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Spicy con masala

In an early scene in H. Vinoth’s Sathuranga Vettai, Gandhi Babu (Natraj, who’s quite good) sells a businessman a snake. What he’s really selling, though, is snake oil. He’s a conman, and th... »
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Idle worship

There are films that cater to the actor, and there are films that cater to the star — in Velayilla Pattathari, Dhanush gets a film where he gets to showcase both sides. In the first half, w... »
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